As the sun is rising Friday, Sea-Tac Airport will welcome the first planeload of Copper River salmon. The journey begins in Cordova, Alaska and some some of the salmon goes straight to the grills of area chefs competing in the annual Copper River Cook-Off.
Alongside a flooded field of rice stubble, Jacob Katz dipped a fish net into turbid water and came up with a half dozen or so silvery juvenile salmon.
A conservation group known for interfering with whaling ships wants to stop Oregon’s killing of sea lions that eat endangered salmon in the Columbia River.
A flooding river covered a road in Washington, allowing some migrating salmon to swim across the pavement.
More than a dozen killer whales swimming past West Seattle gave residents a spectacular sight Monday as the sun set. This is the farthest south the orcas have been seen this year, and it may indicate a typical fall shift.
A new study shows that salmon raised in a Nez Perce Tribe hatchery are spawning as successfully in the wild as wild salmon.
Bring your family and friends to Leavenworth, and learn about one of the most fascinating creatures on earth, the salmon! This 21st Annual Salmon Festival will be one to remember with new activities, live animals, and fun filled entertainment September 20 – 23.
Bring your friends and enjoy a lovely dinner served among the splendor of Seattle’s Pike Place Market in Victor Steinbrueck Park and celebrate the Third Annual Salmon-Chanted Evenings in Seattle. Proceeds go to help Seattle Parks and Recreation.
Western WA Native American tribes say their treaty rights with the U.S. are at risk because the region is losing habitat that salmon need to survive. They say their treaty rights won’t mean much if there’s no salmon to harvest, and they’re warning the federal government that they could resort to court action if more isn’t done.
Washington fishermen who oppose a proposed mine in Alaska are having their say in Seattle Thursday at an Environmental Protection Agency hearing.